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Tomato, Cherry “Yellow Galena” – seed packet

Tomato, Cherry “Yellow Galena” – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Solanum lycopersicum) Perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to Central America, grown as an annual outside the Tropics. Indeterminate vines to 6′ long, longer in hot areas. Yellow fruits. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil, with appropriate tomato amendments. Full Sun. Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the Final Frost. Follow standard procedure for potting up, hardening […]

Mountainmint, Virginian – seed packet

Mountainmint, Virginian – seed packet$2.99

(Pycnanthemum virginianum) Perennial in the Mint Family, native to Appalachia. Narrow leaves, clusters of white flowers, to 36” tall. “The strongest of mints” with a knock-out flavor and fragrance. We suspect it inspired the first Mint Julep since it is so big and bushy – falling over and blocking paths – during the hottest part […]

Chickweed – seed packet

Chickweed – seed packet$2.99

(Stellaria medea) Annual in the Pink Family, cosmopolitan in distribution. Bright green ground-cover with small, white star-shaped flowers (hence the name “Stellaria”). Dies back entirely in hot, dry weather; is forgotten by July. An excellent Spring Tonic food: make a salad of Chickweed, Dandelion, Plantago and Wild Cress when nothing else is around. Fall-sprouted plants […]

Pole Bean, Violetto Trionfo – seed packet

Pole Bean, Violetto Trionfo – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this purple-podded type. Name means “Triumphant Purple”. A long-time personal favorite of ours. For fresh-eating, cooking, and canning. Especially handy for freezing, since purple fades to green once blanched. Can be dry-farmed.Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this […]

Pole Bean, Signora di Campagna – seed packet

Pole Bean, Signora di Campagna – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this purple-streaked green-podded bean. Name means “Country Lady”. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil […]

Pole Bean, Meraviglia di Venezia – seed packet

Pole Bean, Meraviglia di Venezia – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this green Romano-type. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Hummingbirds attracted to flowers. We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Provide […]

Pole Bean, Garafal Oro – seed packet

Pole Bean, Garafal Oro – seed packet$3.49

(Phaseolis vulgaris) Annual in the Legume Family, originally from the Americas. Adopted lovingly by the Italians, who developed this green Romano-type. For fresh-eating, cooking, canning and freezing. Can be dry-farmed. Flowers attract hummingbirds! We acquired this variety from Franchi Sementi and have been adapting it to the NW. Planting suggestions: Regular garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Provide trellis. […]

Fenugreek – seed packet

Fenugreek – seed packet$2.99

(Trigonella foenum-graecum) Annual in the Legume Family, native to Asia. Upright viney habit, 18-24” tall, produces multitude of long, thin pods in which the seed forms. A kitchen spice used in Middle Eastern cuisine. Medicinally, used both as a galactagogue (stimulates milk production) and an enhancer of male libido. Planting suggestions: Thrives in clay; average […]

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet$2.99

(Nigella sativa) Annual in the Ranunculus Family, native to the South and Southwest Asia. Also known as “Black Cumin”, for its pungent bitter seeds used in various Middle Eastern cuisines. 8-18” tall. Highly ornamental flowers and seedpods. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient; prefers dryish conditions. Full sun to part sun. Direct-sow […]

Smoking tobacco, Virginia Gold – seed packet

Smoking tobacco, Virginia Gold – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. 5-7′ tall. Hummingbird attractor. A fine cigarette tobacco that cures to a beautiful golden color. We found it very tasty. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen including manure […]

Smoking tobacco, Kentucky Burley – seed packet

Smoking tobacco, Kentucky Burley – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. 5-7′ tall. Pink flowers. Hummingbird attractor. A tasty cigarette tobacco. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen including manure or dead animals. Full sun. Start indoors a few weeks […]

Cream Splash Nicotiana – seed packet

Cream Splash Nicotiana – seed packet$2.99

(Nicotiana langsdorfii) Annual in the Nightshade Family. A cultivar of a plant native to Brazil. Leaves variegated. Flared tubular flowers an almost startling color of chartreuse with blue pollen. Quite a striking addition to a flower garden. Hummingbird attractor. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Press tiny seeds onto surface of already-moistened soil. Keep pots in a water-filled […]

Big Love Wild Tobacco  – seed packet

Big Love Wild Tobacco – seed packet$4.99 Sold Out

(Nicotiana bigelovii) Annual in the Nightshade Family native to California. Rare. Wide, arrow-shaped leaves, roundish white tubular flowers. 24-48” tall. Attracts pollinators. Historically smoked by indigenous people of California. Drought-tolerant. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen, such as manure. Full sun. Start […]

Coyote Tobacco – seed packet

Coyote Tobacco – seed packet$4.99 Sold Out

(Nicotiana attenuata) Annual in the Nightshade Family native to California. Rare. Narrow, arrow-shaped leaves, slender white tubular flowers. 24-48” tall. Attracts pollinators. Historically smoked by indigenous people of California. Drought-tolerant. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient, but like all plants in the Nicotiana genus, responds enthusiastically to nitrogen, such as manure. Full sun. Start […]

Barley, Tibetan Purple – seed packet

Barley, Tibetan Purple – seed packet$3.49

(Hordeum vulgare) Annual in the Grass Family, native to Asia & Africa. Beautiful purple seeds. A lower-gluten grain. Grows 3-4′ tall. Prominent awns on the lavender spikelets give it a high ornamental value. Tibet was an ancient center of Barley domestication. Easy to grow, harvest and process. We originally acquired this unique variety from Uprising […]

Cleavers – seed packet

Cleavers – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Galium aparine) Annual in the Coffee Family, cosmopolitan in distribution. Also known as “Bedstraw” (one of its historical uses) and “Ninja Weed” (describing how it latches on to clothing or fur and won’t let go). A climbing vine, to 6′ long. Medicinally, used internally for adrenal health, topically for burns and insect bites. Drought-tolerant. Planting […]

Pepper, Long Thin Cayenne – seed packet

Pepper, Long Thin Cayenne – seed packet$3.49

(Capsicum annuum) Annual in the Nightshade Family, native to South America. Bushy plants 24-36” tall bear dozens of fruits. Well-known for spiciness: 30,000-50,000 units on the Scoville hotness scale. The hotter the pepper, the better it does in cooler climates. Popular in many cuisines. Added to hot chocolate drinks by indigenous people in the Americas. […]

Calendula, “Wehoose Wow” mix – seed packet

Calendula, “Wehoose Wow” mix – seed packet$3.49 Sold Out

(Calendula officinalis) Hardy annual or short-lived perennial native to the Mediterranean. “Calendula” is the Latin word for “month”, and the flower was so-named by the Romans because it can blossom all year long. This mix has been selected for its “wow” factor: singles, doubles, and compound blossoms in lemon yellow and Hari-Krishna orange, often predominantly […]

Hollyhock, Black – seed packet

Hollyhock, Black – seed packet$3.49 Sold Out

(Alcea rosea) Perennial in the Malvaceae Family native to China. Inflorescence grows to 5-7 ft. tall. Black variety is an heirloom dating back to before 1830. Striking flowers are actually a very dark purple, but are very, very goth. Like many plants in Malvaceae, the roots are medicinal, with emollient and laxative properties. Cultivation & harvesting […]

Bee’s Friend – seed packet

Bee’s Friend – seed packet$3.49

(Phacelia tanacetifolia) Annual in the Borage Family. Lacey foliage. Purple blossoms emerge from uncurling inflorescences that look like fern fiddle-heads. Much-loved by bees, especially bumble bees. Flowers are edible. Rarely gets taller than 12-18″. Self-sows readily. You only need to buy this seed once. Cultivation & harvesting suggestions: Direct-seed from early to late Spring. Don’t […]

Shungiku Chrysanthemum – seed packet

Shungiku Chrysanthemum – seed packet$2.99

(Chrysanthemum coronarium) – Also known as “Garland Chrysanthemum” and “Edible Chrysanthemum”.  Greens are used in Asian cuisine.  Should be cooked very lightly or they will lose their form.  A very strong flavor that, probably, you either like or don’t like! High in minerals and vitamins, including potassium and carotene. Yellow and white flowers are medicinal; […]

All Smoking Tobacco seeds – 12 packet set

All Smoking Tobacco seeds – 12 packet set$19.99

Kick the corporate cigarette habit by growing your own tobacco!  This collection contains twelve packets of seed:  Ten varieties of Smoking Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum):  Pedro’s Cuban, Scherazi, Dogon, Small-stemmed Black Mammoth, Bafra, Baiano, Kentucky Burley, Virgina Gold, Red Russian & Black Sea Samsun. Plus the Hopi Ceremonial Tobacco (N. rustica) and the Woodland Nicotiana (N. sylvestris). […]

All Nicotiana species – 16 packet set

All Nicotiana species – 16 packet set$39.99 Sold Out

This is a One-of-a-Kind Offer that you’ll find nowhere else on the Internet. No other seed merchant offers this many different species of Nicotiana! Make a colorful, blossoming paradise for hummingbirds, bees, and your senses with this spectacular collection of flowering Nicotianas!  Contains fourteen seed packets: Australian Coast Nicotiana, “Big Love” Wild Tobacco, Blue-Pollened Nicotiana, […]

Smoking Tobacco, Dogon – seed packet

Smoking Tobacco, Dogon – seed packet$4.99

(Nicotiana tabacum) Annual or short-lived perennial. Donated to us by a Portland seed-saver who labelled it simply (and enigmatically) as being from “Dogon Country, Mali” (in Africa). Leaves narrower than other smoking tobaccos. Flowers white to pink. Grows to seven feet high. Hummingbird attractor. Leaves harvested in summer cured well in the sun to a […]

Beets, White

Beets, White$2.99

(Beta vulgaris subsp. vulgaris) Biennial in the Goosefoot Family. We originally acquired this heirloom variety from Baker Creek Seeds. Sweeter than the colored beet varieties. Sizes up well without getting woody. An excellent addition to a winter root bake, or you could try making an albino borcht. Greens are also edible — after all, Chard […]

Popcorn, Dakota Black – seed packet

Popcorn, Dakota Black – seed packet$3.49 Sold Out

(Zea mays) This is an heirloom popcorn that is actually very dark purple.  We grew out this variety for seed in 2011 because we were farming in a frost-pocket and needed something short-season.  In our experience, popcorn matures sooner than other dry corns, and that was the case with this one.  We also got a […]